Manchester United are closing in on Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho.Record says high-level United scouts have watched Carvalho six times already this season.

The young midfielder would offer the ball-winning defensive steel United boss David Moyes feels his engineroom has been lacking.

But Sporting president Bruno de Carvalho has made it clear they will not sell any of their star names unless offered 'crazy money' next month.

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